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Both dogs and cats can suffer from a number of communicable diseases, both communicable and long-term. Keeping up with your furry friend’s vaccinations is essential to maintaining health and well-being for the animal.
Dogs are prone to a range of debilitating illnesses, including distemper, parainfluenza, bordetella (which can cause Canine Upper Respiratory Disease Complex, also known as Kennel Cough), parvovirus, canine distemper, and more. Cats are also subject to a number of diseases, including feline leukemia, calicivirus, rhinotracheitis, and bordetella. Also, both cats and dogs can suffer from rabies.
Vaccinations should be administered on a regular schedule to assure that your pet is protected from the nasty viruses and bacteria that can wreak havoc on their systems. Colleyville Animal Clinic offers full vaccination services for cats and dogs. If you are unsure of your pet’s next scheduled vaccination requirements, you can view our vaccination recommendations to determine the current needs of your pets. Kittens and puppies are especially susceptible to new diseases, so be sure to get your young animal in as soon as possible to assure they start off on the right foot!